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Tuesday, February 2, 2010

The “super” in supercomputers

Jay Boisseau, director of TACC

Jay Boisseau, director TACC

Supercomputers do work that affects our lives everyday.

Jay Boisseau, director of the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin, says that supercomputers have an increasing impact on society and people might not realize the impact supercomputers have on their daily lives.

Supercomputers are used to design cars, making them better, safer, more fuel efficient, as well as many other products we use; help predict the weather from daily patterns to the movements of hurricanes; and
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